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::: hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
::: precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
::: adept - expert at; very skilled
::: jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
::: abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
::: formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
::: wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
::: aseptic - preventing infection; having a cleansing effect
::: chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
::: annuity - yearly allowance